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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: 'Hairspray' And Indie Rock Pioneers

Aug. 10
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a fun twist on the popular musical, "Hairspray," plus a super-sized concert by two giants of alternative rock: Weezer and The Pixies.

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Tiki Oasis 18 Sets South Seas Cinema As Its Theme

Aug. 7
By Beth Accomando

Tiki Oasis 18 has chosen South Seas Cinema as its theme and will host a number of symposiums on the topic during its five-day event that kicks off Wednesday.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Films, Violins And LSD

Aug. 3
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a renowned chamber music festival, a revamped film festival and a concert by a trio of Grammy-winning musicians.

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First Person: Making Music Education Accessible For All Children

July 30
Emily Jankowski / KPBS News

Dalouge Smith has helped the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory in expanding its mission to include making music education affordable and accessible for all children. Smith is stepping down from his position as CEO of the organization.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Disco To The Decemberists

July 27
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings disco music, earnest folk songs and a visit by comedian Kathy Griffin.

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Trouble In The Wind Out With New Album, 'Hammer On'

July 26
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The North County band was named the 2018 Artist of the Year at the San Diego Music Awards. Trouble in the Wind is celebrating the release of its new album this week.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Pride Edition

July 13
By Andrew Bowen, Nina Garin

San Diego Pride is underway and the weekend is filled with celebrations, art exhibitions, theater and a historic look at San Diego's LGBTQ+ community.

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Boots Riley Moves From Music To Film With 'Sorry To Bother You'

July 12
By Beth Accomando

Boots Riley has had a long successful career as a rapper and music producer. Now he’s poised to conquer the film world with his directorial debut “Sorry to Bother You” (opening in select theaters on July 13).

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Cygnet Theatre Serves Up 'Spamalot,' There's Not Much Spam In That

July 6
By Beth Accomando

Monty Python won a cult following with its "Flying Circus" TV show and its films "The Holy Grail" and "Life of Brian." Then came the musical "Spamalot" created by troupe member Eric Idle. Sean Murray talks about staging the Broadway show for Cygnet Theatre.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: A Funny Guy, A 'Funny Girl' And John Adams

July 6
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a musical about John Adams, comedy by Kevin Hart and a festival that showcases films celebrating anniversaries, including "Funny Girl" and "The Red Shoes."

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Podcast Episode 146: One Man Bond And Boots Riley

July 6
By Beth Accomando

Time to geek out about two very different things: James Bond and the directorial debut of rapper Boots Riley.

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San Diego Fringe 2018 Wraps Up With Awards Show

June 21
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe finished 11 days of "eyeball busting shows" last night with an awards ceremony at the Spreckels Theatre.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: David, Dua And Fireworks

June 29
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

It’s the weekend before 4th of July, which means it’s the start of the Bayside Summer Nights season. Plus we get a visit from a high-profile actor and British pop star.

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San Diego Museum Of Art Hosts Indian Film Series

June 28
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Museum of Art is currently hosting an exhibit called Epic Tales From Ancient India. It is also running an Indian film series to complement its collection of Indian paintings.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Punk And Samba And A Hint Of Irish

June 22
By Alison St John, Nina Garin

This weekend marks the end of an iconic music festival. Plus you can go on a musical journey to Ireland and Brazil.

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